Depakote and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 36,649 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA. Among them, 99 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 39,089 users)
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,243 Restless legs syndrome patients).
On Feb, 25, 2017
36,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 99 people (0.27%) have Restless Legs Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Depakote *:
- female: 74.49 %
- male: 25.51 %
Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.57 %
- 20-29: 7.14 %
- 30-39: 7.14 %
- 40-49: 29.76 %
- 50-59: 47.62 %
- 60+: 4.76 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (33 people, 33.33%)
- Depression (20 people, 20.20%)
- Pain (16 people, 16.16%)
- Oedema (15 people, 15.15%)
- Hypomania (15 people, 15.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (44 people, 44.44%)
- Neurontin (26 people, 26.26%)
- Lyrica (24 people, 24.24%)
- Geodon (24 people, 24.24%)
- Risperdal (21 people, 21.21%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Insomnia (41 people, 41.41%)
- Pain (34 people, 34.34%)
- Dizziness (33 people, 33.33%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (30 people, 30.30%)
- Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 28.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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